Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hainan from New York to Chongqing

A great 15 hours and 7800-mile flight in Business Class with generally excellent food and service.



A mid-flight snack...


Brian's breakfast...



Kathy's French Toast covered in chocolate sauce was a little over the top.

Chongqing's airport is very modern (at least the area we saw) and lines were short, although the immigration officer seemed befuddled that our 10-year Chinese visas were in our expired passports, but he let us through.

Hainan may be phasing out chauffeur service, but we enjoyed a strangely quiet 30-minute drive to the Hilton. We offered the driver a tip but he politely refused, which is fine with us.

The Hilton feels deserted. Tomorrow is New Year's Eve and most travelers may be home. They kindly assigned us a room before 8:00 a.m.





After a coffee in the empty Executive Lounge, we're retiring for a nap.

The Great Firewall of China seems to be making things complicated, and we don't know if we'll be posting many photos over the next five days.

Anyway, we're here.

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